Nii Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, sometimes with characters used phonetically, the most probable meanings are ‘two wells’ or ‘new well’. The name is not common in Japan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Niwa, Oki, Ni, Chi, Im, Siri, Kivi, Nini, Qi, Sui

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Nii Family Origin

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Nii Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nii. 20% of Nii men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Nii women worked as a Proprietor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nii were Farm Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Housewife
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nii Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Nii. For the veterans among your Nii ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nii Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Nii life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nii in 1967 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

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